Originally posted on Orange Fizz  |  Last updated 1/29/13
Jersey County Journal Talk about a 180. Syracuse has revamped its coaching staff and landed a second top-tier quarterback prospect. Illinois native Mitch Kimble has verbally committed to SU and the worries this National Signing Day would be a disaster are looking mighty silly. Last week we learned Kimble de-committed from Northern Illinois and narrowed his choice down to Syracuse and N.C. State. As it turns out, Kimble wasn’t sold on his visit with the Wolfpack this past weekend and saw himself in an Orange uniform. After several in-home visits and constant communication with SU, Kimble told The Fizz it felt comfortable deciding Syracuse: “It feels very good. I’m very excited about the opportunity I have at Syracuse. I can’t wait to get started. I’m very excited.” (Listen to Mitch Kimble’s FizzCast here.) The Scott Shafer-Illinois connection has panned out beautifully for the program. Shafer’s seven seasons at Northern Illinois as defensive coordinator gave Syracuse a connection to ...
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